New Jersey Civil War Records OnLine


The Civil War in New Jersey

  • 1881 G.A.R. Old Soldiers Reunion [includes veterans from AR, CA, CT, IA, IN, IL , KS, KY, ME, MI, MN, MO, Navy, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TN, VA, WI, Independent from Ringgold Cavalry, US Infantry, Wilderness Scout, Engineer Corp.]
  • 1883 List of Union Soldiers living in Wilson County [KS]
  • 1889 Roster of ex-Soldiers and Soldiers Widows in Lincoln County, KS [includes states of CO, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, NE, NJ, OH, NY, PA, TN, VT, WI, WV, US Regiment, and Vet. Reserve Corp]
  • 1890 Census of Union Veterans and their Widows, Hancock, TN
  • 1890 Veterans Census, Hancock County, WV. [includes numerous state units]
  • 1890 Veterans Census for Northern Virginia - 1890 Veterans Census of Alexandria, Falls Church and Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford Counties Listing of soldiers/sailors from US Infantry, US Artillery, Navy, and states of CA, CT, DC, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MN, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, Washington; other titles of Surgeons, Inspector General, US Inf., Chaplin Hospital; includes many names without state identification or units.
  • 1893 Roster of Nebraska Veterans - New Jersey Enlistees
  • 1910 Watertown and Vicinity in Pictures [GAR Reunion]
  • 6th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry/23rd North Carolina Volunteer Infantry [Re-enactors page with history]
  • 21st - 30th New Jersey Volunteer Regiments - Histories
  • Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska - Military Rosters This website is well worth looking at. It names the Veterans residence as well as their nationality and in some cases where buried. Of the first 3 pages I came up with more states and countries than I can list here. Nationalities of Canada, Prussia, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Sweden, England, Luxemboug, Switzerland, Wales, and more.
  • Bucks & Northampton Counties
  • Brevet Union Generals of the Civil War Listed alphabetically by Soldier's name
  • Civil War Archives: Union Regimental Histories: New Jersey
  • Civil War Forum by Genealogy.com [If you are not familiar with Genealogy.Com check out their main web page - so many topics, family names, states and more.
  • Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients A-L
  • Civil War Medal of Honor Recipients M-Z
  • Civil War Newspaper Article: Arrival of Sick and Wounded - 7 May 1863
  • Company of Military Historians Plates 434, 487, 513
  • Civil War Pensions by State
  • Dept of Defense: Adjutant General's Office: Photographs of Soldiers [large file, allow to upload]
  • Doctor J. R. Hoffman Collection [reference: 15th New Jersey Infantry]
  • Generals' Burials Listing
  • The General Lyon Disaster
  • The Burning of the General Lyon
  • The Passenger List of the Steamer General Lyon
  • Sources for the Steamer General Lyon Disaster - The New York Times - April, 1865 and The Times of London, April 27, 1865
  • Gettysburg Union Order of Battle
  • Grand Army of the Republic Death Rolls Books [advertisement] includes states of AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, Dakota Territory, DE, District of Columbia, FL, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE Territory, NE, NH, NJ, NM Territory, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, RH, TN, VT, VA, WV, WI, US Army, USCT, US Navy, Veterans Reserve Corp.
  • New Jersey and Her Regiments
  • New Jersey Civil War Discussion Forum
  • New Jersey Civil War Units: Tribute In Honor of The Fighting Men of New Jersey
  • Civil War NewspapersMight have to search each page, but there are soldiers listed from IN, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, OH, and WI to include soldiers that were Prisoners who arrived at Fortress Monroe, VA. Well worth checking out!!
  • Civil War Newspapers Battle of Chancellorsville - List of Officers Killed and Wounded - Wednesday, 6 May 1863
  • Civil War Newspapers Arrival of sick and wounded - Thursday Morning, 7 May 1863
  • Civil War Newspapers Battle of Fredericksburg - Killed and Wounded - Thursday, 7 May 1863
  • New Jersey Historical Society: Guide to the John C. Westervelt and Jasper Westervelt, Civil War Soldiers, Letters 1862-1863
  • List of Confederate soldiers who, while prisoners of war, died at Fort Delaware, and were buried in the Finn's Point (Selma), N.J., National Cemetery
  • New Jersey Monmouth County Civil War Collection
  • New Jersey State Library: Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War 1861-1865
  • New Jersey State Archives Holdings: Civil War
  • Ocean County, NJ Military Pensioners as of 1863
  • Order of Battle Army of the Potomac, United States Army, Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan
  • Our Brothers Gone Before This page is advertising their book. The book includes listings for soldiers burials from all the States, including Confederates, who are buried in New Jersey, not just New Jersey soldiers. Also a special place to add tombstone and soldier photographs. Well worth checking out.
  • Case Files of Applications From Former Confederates for Presidential Pardons (Amnesty Papers") 1865 - 1867
  • Platte County, Nebraska Civil War Veterans - Veterans listed by date of death. Includes the following states: California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Captain Pawnee Scouts, U.S. Infantry.
  • Regimental Nicknames
  • Soldiers of the War of the Rebellion (Civil War) from Ocean County, NJ
  • Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, New Jersey Department
  • Southern Wisconsin Civil War Volunteers [numerous states listed]
  • Union Soldiers Executed
  • Union Army Regimental History Index
  • USIGS Books OnLine Index [Military Links State Index]

  • 1st New Jersey Light Artillery Battery B
  • 1st New Jersey Volunteer Infantry
  • 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry
  • 2nd New Jersey Infantry [History and Muster Roll]
  • 3rd New Jersey Cavalry
  • 8th New Jersey Infantry
  • 8th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry [history only]
  • 9th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry [history only]
  • 14th Regiment New Jersey Volunteer Infantry
  • 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry
  • 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry [history only]
  • 29th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry - 4th Reunion



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